Entry confirmation!

I finally had the time and confidence to enter the Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition. The process wasn’t difficult. The hard part will be waiting until July 31st for results. I contemplated which painting to submit for months. I decided to enter the Pincushion oil painting. Read more about it here. It is a favorite.Continue reading “Entry confirmation!”

Femininity

I listed this painting for sale on my saatchi site.  I will probably put it for auction on eBay when it is dry enough to ship. This iconic pin cushion represents femininity to me. One popular design—a tomato with a strawberry attached—was possibly introduced during the Victorian Era. According to folklore, placing a tomato onContinue reading “Femininity”

Everyday things

Today I worked on a painting of a pincushion and thread.  I decided to paint the it a week ago, maybe longer.  I wanted to changed the wood bock that I use to set up my compositions.  I do this so that the subject isn’t floating in space. Anyway, I spent time a long searchingContinue reading “Everyday things”